Chicago-area veteran gets Purple Heart

March 3, 2011 8:37:44 PM PST
After nearly 60 years, a Korean War vet from Chicago finally got a Purple Heart.

Bishop Tomas Lozada, 79, received the award Thursday night during a military ceremony.

Alderman Ray Suarez was on hand for the event at Spaulding Avenue Church of God. Bishop Lozada served between 1950 and 1952.

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